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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. personal control
  2. mutation
  3. Young-Helmholtz trichromatic theory
  4. inner ear
  5. acetylcholine
  1. a a neurotransmitter that, among its functions, triggers muscle contraction
  2. b The innermost part of the ear, containing the cochlea, semicircular canals, and vestibular sacs
  3. c a random error in gene replication that leads to a change in the sequence of nucleotides; the source of all genetic diversity
  4. d The theory that the retina contains three different color receptors (red, green, blue) which when stimulated in combination can produce the perception of any color
  5. e Our sense of controlling our environment rather than feeling helpless

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Influence resulting from one's willingness to accept others' opinions about reality
  2. The period of sexual maturation, during which a person becomes capable of reproducing
  3. A system for electronically recording, amplifying, and feeding back information regarding a subtle physiological state
  4. the science of behavior and mental processes
  5. The largely conscious, "executive" part of the personality that, according to Freud, mediates among the demands of the id, superego, and reality

5 True/False questions

  1. sexual orientationThe process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system receive and represent stimulus energies from our environment


  2. long-term memoryThe relatively permanent and limitless storehouse of the memory system


  3. flashbulb memoryA clear memory of an emotionally significant moment or event


  4. intelligenceA method for assessing an individual's mental aptitudes and comparing then with those of others, using numerical scores


  5. electroconvulsive therpay (ECT)The focusing of conscious awareness on a particular stimulus, as in the cocktail party effect